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Gujarat: Bhupendra Patel elected as leader of BJP Legislature Party, will take oath as Chief Minister on Monday

Bhupendra Patel has been elected as the leader of the Gujarat BJP Legislature Party. With this, the way has been cleared for him to become CM again. According to the information, Bhupendra Patel will take oath as Chief Minister on Monday. The swearing-in ceremony will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and BJP State President CR Patil.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Ahemdabad: The BJP, which won a landslide victory in the Gujarat elections, has started the process of forming the government. Bhupendra Patel has been elected as the leader of the Gujarat BJP Legislature Party. With this, the way has been cleared for him to become CM again. According to the information, Bhupendra Patel will take oath as Chief Minister on Monday. Bhupendra Patel’s name was stamped by consensus in the BJP Legislature Party meeting in Gandhinagar in the presence of observers.

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Now Bhupendra Patel will meet the Governor and stake claim to form the government. The swearing-in ceremony of the government has already been announced. Bhupendra Patel will come to Delhi this evening with CR Patil. In Delhi, PM Modi will meet Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP President JP Nadda and organization general secretary BL Santosh. Along with giving the invitation for the swearing-in ceremony, the formation of the Gujarat cabinet will also be discussed. Along with this, the central leadership will also show the green signal to the Gujarat cabinet.

The BJP registered a historic victory in Gujarat by securing a record 156 seats in the 182-member assembly. Accompanied by Gujarat BJP chief CR Patil and party’s special leader Pankaj Desai, Patel submitted his resignation to Governor Acharya Devvrat at the Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar. It was just a formality as the party had already announced that Patel would be the next chief minister of the state before the elections.

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